Christina Ayala-Alcantar, Asian American Studies, Department Chair

Lesley Barajas, Student Services Center/EOP, Advisor

Tim Black, Philosophy, Department Chair

Martha Campos, Interdisciplinary Studies and Liberal Studies, Advisor

Ranita Chatterjee, Interdisciplinary Studies and Liberal Studies, Department Chair

Beatriz Cortez, Central American and Transborder Studies, Department Chair

Mary Dudley, Interdisciplinary Studies and Liberal Studies, Advisor

Anna Joaquin, Linguistics/TESL, Department Chair

Clement Lai, Civic and Community Engagement, Director

Sheena Malhotra, Queer Studies, Director

Jonathan B. Martinez, Interdisciplinary Studies and Liberal Studies, Assistant Director

Vanessa Martinez, Graduation and Retention Specialist

Breny Mendoza, Gender and Women’s Studies, Department Chair

Adrián Pérez-Boluda, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Department Chair

Rosa RiVera-Furumoto, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Department Chair

Mustafa Ruzgar, Religious Studies, Department Chair

Khanum Shaikh, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Director

Jennifer Thompson, Jewish Studies, Director

Marvin Villanueva, Student Services Center/EOP, Director

Janene White, Director of Finance and Operations

Beth Wightman, English, Department Chair

Teresa Williams-León, American Indian Studies, Director

Research Centers and Institutes

Center for Ethics and Values
Director: Kristina Meshelski, (818) 677-2757

Center for the Humanities (College umbrella)
(818) 677-3301

Center for Study of Peoples of the Americas
Gabriel Gutiérrez, (818) 677-2735

Central American Research and Policy Institute
Director: Stephanie Lemus, (818) 677-6471

China Institute
Director: Weimin Sun, (818) 677-6461

Institute for Gender Globalization and Democracy
Director: Jane Bayes, (310) 459-7151

The Center for the Digital Humanities
Director: Scott Kleinman

CSUN Women’s Research and Resource Center
Director: Shira Brown, (818) 677-2780


College of Humanities
Dean: Jeffrey Reeder
Interim Associate Dean: Kent Baxter
(818) 677-3301